A new key visual (above) and four more cast members have been revealed for Kengan Ashura, an upcoming TV anime adaptation based on the digital manga written by Sandrovich Yabako and illustrated by Daromeon about pit-fighters who compete in underground fighting matches at the behest of their mega-rich corporate sponsors.
The new cast members for Kengan Ashura include:
- Hayato Kaneko as Rihito.
- Tetsu Inada as Jun Sekibayashi.
- Junya Enoki as Cosmo Imai.
- And Daisuke Namikawa as Setsuna Kiryuu.
The original Kengan Ashura manga is serialized in Shogakukan’s Ura Sunday digital magazine. The Kengan Ashura TV anime is directed by Seiji Kishi and features animation production by LARX ENTERTAINMENT. The series will broadcast on Japanese TV and also stream on Netflix in Japan and other world markets beginning in 2019.
Netflix describes the story of Kengan Ashura as follows:
Underground gladiator Tokita Ohma fights on behalf of business mogul Nogi Hideki who wagers mega-business deals on the outcome of these brutal matches.
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